IMLogger provides an utility which logs instant messenger screen names logging on and off.
IMLogger provides a usable program to enable network administrators to log certain instant messaging activities (namely, login and logout). AOL is currently supported, with Yahoo, MSN, and Jabber protocols in the works.
This is very useful in Universities where campus police want to trace a SN back to a port/dorm
· libpcap v0.7.2
· gcc v3.0 or higher
· GNU Make 3.79.1
Imlogger will read from either a tcpdump file (written with tcpdump -w) or from an ethernet device. You MUST specify which with -i or -f .
You must also choose a logging destination (one or more):
console ( -t option)
local syslog service (-s option)
Berkeley DB (-d option) ** NOT IMPLEMENTED **
The syslog logging will be to local7.info.
You can send a SIGUSR1 signal to the imlogger process, and it will spit out a listing of the current open connections to stdout. SIGUSR2 dumps a text file to /tmp.